President Pavel attending summit of NATO’s “eastern flank” states

Czech President Petr Pavel is attending a summit of the eastern wing of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the Latvian capital Riga. The meeting is to align national positions on security and defense issues ahead of NATO’s July summit in Washington. Participants are discussing continued support for Ukraine and better coordination of aid to the country, NATO’s partnership with countries of the Indo-Pacific region and NATO's future relationship with Russia, among others. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is present at the talks.